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Jewish Business News On Monday, July 24th, 2017

KKR Buys the Medical Consulting Site WebMD for $2.8 Billion in Cash

The health and medical site WebMD was acquired by the KKR holding giant for $ 2.8 billion. The purchase is made five months after the site declared that it is looking for a buyer. The purchase price represents More...

Henry H. McVey On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

KKR’s Henry H. McVey: Five Areas of Focus

Henry H. McVey, KKR’s Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation (“GMAA”) September 2017 will mark our six year anniversary at KKR heading up the Global Macro & Asset Allocation (GMAA) analysis More...

sima On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

KKR Finds Ultra High Net Worth Investor Coming of Age, by Henry H. McVey

If we are right about the macroeconomic backdrop that we laid out in our 2017 Outlook: Paradigm Shift, then Ultra High Net Worth investors, particularly those with large sums of patient capital, are in an excellent More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

KKR Invests in Lyft

  Global investment firm KKR, today announced the closing of a primary investment in Lyft, a ridesharing platform in the U.S. KKR is making the investment through its Next Generation Technology Fund, a fund More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

KKR, CDPQ Acquire Onex’s USI Insurance for About $2 Billion

  Global investment firm KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts), and Canadian Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a long-term institutional investor, have announced their joint acquisition of USI Insurance More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 6th, 2017

KKR Gets Record $13.9 Billion for North American Buyout Fund

  KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the final closing of $13.9 billion fund, the most ever raised for a buyout pool focused on North America. Americas 12th Fund, gathered the maximum More...

Albert Hecht On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

KKR to Acquire High-End Experiential Travel Travelopia From TUI for $403.7 Million

KKR acquired Travelopia Global investment firm, KKR, today announces that it has agreed to acquire Travelopia from German travel operator TUI AG for  $403.7 million. The transaction is subject to customary closing More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 13th, 2017

KKR Announces Tender Offer to Acquire Hitachi Koki Hitachi and Hitachi Urban Investment Agree to Tender Their Holdings of Hitachi Koki Shares

KKR to support accelerated global growth of Hitachi Koki TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Leading global investment firm KKR today announced that HK Holdings Co., Ltd. (the “Bidder”), an entity owned More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

KKR Today Released the 2017 Global Macro Outlook by Henry McVey

  We view Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the Presidency of the U.S. as confirmation of a political and economic paradigm shift that started with Brexit but is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, More...

Joab Nevo On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Alpha Bank, Eurobank and KKR Reach Agreement to Support Greek Companies

Two leading Greek banks Alpha Bank and Eurobank  together with US private equity group KKR Credit today announced a binding agreement by which the Greek banks agree to assign the management of credit and equity More...

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